Armie was born in Los Angeles, California. His father is chairman and CEO of the Armand Hammer Foundation and his mother is a board member of the foundation. His parents also serve together as board members of the Los Angeles Dream Center and Knoedler & Hammer Galleries in New York. In addition, his father is a member of the board of trustees for Oral Roberts University. His mother was a former bank loan officer and teaches Bible study in Los Angeles. Armie has one younger brother, Viktor.
His family moved to Dallas, Texas, when he was approaching school age. They moved to the Cayman Islands in 1993, where they stayed for 5 years. While here, Armie attended the Grace Christian Academy, a school that his father set up. They returned to Los Angeles when Armie was age 13. He attended L.A. Baptist High School and Calvary Junior High School. He made his stage debut playing Rooster Hannigan in a 6th-grade production of "Annie." He left school in the 11th grade so that he could pursue acting. His parents were keen for him to continue his studies, so he took courses at Pasadena City College and UCLA.
He had various small parts, before being cast as Billy Graham in Billy: The Early Years (2008). His breakthrough role came as he played the Winklevoss twins in The Social Network (2010).
|Elizabeth Chambers||(20 May 2010 - present)|
He is the great-grandson of industrialist, art collector, and philanthropist Armand Hammer.
He is the son of Michael and Dru Hammer. His mother is from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University. His father graduated from the University of San Diego and received an M.B.A. degree from New York University.
He plays the guitar.
He spent the better part of his formative years in the Cayman Islands after his father saw the movie, The Firm (1993) .
Became engaged to Elizabeth Chambers on August 18, 2009.
His grandparents are longtime Tulsa real estate developer Doug Mobley and his wife, Donna.
His parents did not support his decision to pursue a career in acting, preferring him to enter business. According to Hammer, his relationship with them became strained but he reconciled with them after he started getting starring roles.
I'm half Jewish, but no one believes me because my looks lean a little WASP-y... It's sometimes hard for me to get the roles I'm drawn to.
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